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Sr. IT Product Manager

Company: LeafFilter
Location: Hudson
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

At Leaf Home, people are at the heart of everything we do, and weve crafted a team of the very best to ensure we make a difference. Our brands, including LeafFilter Gutter Protection, Leaf Home Water Solutions, Leaf Home Safety Solutions, and Leaf Home Enhancements, invest in our commitment to make each home safer and more livable. In addition to serving our customers, Leaf Home strives to build a welcoming and inclusive workplace. We are proud to be a certified Great Place to Work as well as a multi-recipient of Top Workplaces. From free benefits to people-focused committees like the Womens Committee, Diversity & Inclusion Committee, and VetConnect, we are dedicated to making Leaf Home a great place to work every day because who doesnt want a job they can look forward to? Come grow your career with us!

Big company with a family-owned feel YOU are important to us, and weve built a culture youll love.

Recognized as a top Ohio and US workplace by The Plain Dealer, Energage, and Great Place to Work.

Job security we have locations throughout the U.S. and Canada, and were not done growing!

Inclusion, sustainability, and reliability are at the core of our culture

Veterans' resources available to help transitioning service members find a new rhythm.

Dedicated to providing resources and encouragement for employee growth

Position Summary: The Sr. IT Product Manager will be responsible for bridging the gap between business strategy and technical solutions, serving as the liaison by translating business needs into technical strategy and solutions. This is a unique and highly collaborative role where you will lead and define the technical strategy, vision, and solutions of our product while working closely with executive leadership and business operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Serves as the product subject matter expert by translating business needs into technical solutions.

In partnership with IT, contributes to product technical strategy, vision, and solutions in the context of broader organizational strategies and goals.

Develop strong relationships and regularly communicate with executive leadership to shape the product strategy and translate business / technical needs.

Work closely with Project Delivery team to ensure all requirements, testing plans, and project plans are in place

Ensures technical analysis of product or software meets functional and business requirements

Present and align on roadmap with senior leadership team.

Ensure Change Management plans are in place to support any changes in technology.

Define, track, and communicate relevant business KPIs for the product to measure business performance and contribution to company goals and strategy.

Ensure test plans are developed and executed in partnership with IT Leadership

Monitor business, market, and technology trends to inform product strategy and proactively propose new solutions.

Stay up to date on the latest best practices, strategies, technologies, and industry changes relevant to your product domain.

Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Experience and Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

7+ years of technical product management or program management experience.

Proven ability to understand and execute requirements coming from multiple heads / business functions

Strong verbal and written communication skills with proven experience translating business needs into complex technical solutions.

Demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical information in a condensed manner to executive leadership.

Experience with product lifecycle management

Ability to juggle various work activities and shift their attention from one task to another to meet the demands of different stakeholders without dropping the ball.

Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-energy, team-oriented environment and have a roll up your sleeves and today not tomorrow mentality.

Apply active listening skills through the ability to comprehend information presented and respond thoughtfully.

Detail-oriented and can focus on the task at hand, no matter how minute, by finding the most efficient and effective pathway to completion.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required for communicating with internal and external parties in a manner that is both articulate and professional.

Ability to logically connect ideas, scrutinize and evaluate arguments, find inconsistencies and errors in work, solve complex problems, and engage in reflection.

Ability to provide timely and empathetic help through in-person, phone, email, and social media avenues that keeps the co-worker or customers needs at the forefront of every interaction.

Ability to communicate effectively, to recognize, understand, and manage ones own emotions as well as others, and foster positive working relationships across all levels of the organization.

Holding oneself responsible and being self-driven in accomplishing business goals, adhering to policies and being responsible for ones own actions, performance, and decisions.

Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and/or Access).

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications:

Experience in Agile and Scrum development environments

Experience with Microsoft Azure

Previous CRM experience

Functional business background (Marketing, Finance, Operations, IT)

Prior Software Development experience is a plus

Travel Requirements:

No travel required.

Overtime/Additional Hours Requirements:

Additional Hours May Be Required (Exempt Positions)

Physical Requirements

Normal Office Environment

Indoor work in a climate-controlled environment.

Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.

Are We Your Company?

Focused On Growth
Leaf Home is dominating the home improvement industry as we continue to grow. We work hard and play harder. For us, we strive to be better than the best and we want you to join in our success! With offices across the U.S. and Canada, our team is diverse and strong. From marketing to sales, installation, and service, we have the best team, right along with the best home solutions. We are committed to our employees growth, which we demonstrate by:

Innovating, Always: Leaf is focused on providing cutting edge solutions, both for employees and customers

Partnering With Our Customers: Building strong and trusted relationships is at the core of everything we do

Empowering Employees: Our brand begins and ends with our people, and we provide opportunities for growth and success in a supportive environment

Supporting Our Communities: Home is where the heart is, and we in turn strive to give back to the communities that our customers and employees call home

What do we offer?

Industry-leading compensation package

Fully paid Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits after 90 days

401k Savings Plan

Paid Time Off, Comprehensive Health, Wellbeing, and Financial Wellness Programs

Childcare benefits to support families

Endless opportunity for growth and advancement. Just ask our current employees!

Other perks you need to know about:

Employee assistance program get 24/7 support in areas including legal, financial planning, and counseling.

Employee discount marketplace enjoy discounts on thousands of products, from cars to local attractions.

Gym membership compensation your insurance will help cover the cost of your gym membership!

Groups like Vet Connect & the Womens Committee to help you get involved and to provide resources for your success

Leaf Home Awards and Accolades: Leaf Home has been recognized as a top workplace by The Plain Dealer, is a multi-year recipient of Top Workplaces USA by Energage, and has been Certified by Great Place to Work. A few of our brands have also earned accolades, including:

LeafFilter and Leaf Home Safety Solutions have ranked on the annual Remodeling 550 list

Leaf Home, LeafFilter, and Leaf Home Safety Solutions have been recognized on Qualified Remodeler magazines Top 500 list

Leaf Home is a Smart Culture Awards honoree for its employee-focused culture

Leaf Home is recognized as a growth leader on both the Inc. 5000 and Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest lists

For a full list of awards earned by our brands, please visit .

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Leaf Home Solutions is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create an environment that embraces differences and fosters inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Leaf Home Solutions will recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, results of genetic testing, veteran status, or physical/mental disability (except where the disability prevents the individual from being able to perform the essential functions of the job and cannot be reasonably accommodated in full compliance with the law).

Keywords: LeafFilter, Akron , Sr. IT Product Manager, Executive , Hudson, Ohio

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